Editor’s Picks

Julie Hale

Family Stress and The Big Pause

Recently, someone commented that because I’m a psychotherapist who has practiced yoga for more than 20 years, I must float around in a sort of bliss-filled bubble of equanimity and peace. Eh, not so much! I’d say my life is filled with an above-average amount of minor to major life stressors. It doesn’t look like that is going to ease up in the immediate future. But that is why I practice. … Read Article

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Flu Season Is Here – Time For Your Shots

While all the talk in the media seems to be about Ebola (including work on a vaccine), here in the U.S. people are at much greater risk of harm from a virus for which we already have a vaccine – the flu. As the annual flu season begins, the L.A. County department of public health announced that influenza vaccinations are now available at no cost to residents at public health centers and more … Read Article

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Come to L.A. Parent’s Special-Needs Resource Fair

L.A. Parent is hosting a resource fair for families with special needs from 12:30-5 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Zimmer Children's Museum (6505 Wilshire Blvd., #100, L.A.; www.zimmermuseum.org). We hope you'll join us! Admission is free. The interactive museum will be open throughout the fair. Kids can enjoy riding in a plane, shopping in Main Street, cooking in the Blue Bagel Cafe and letting their … Read Article

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More than 3,000 Kids Read For the Record

Every year, the folks at educational gaming company Jumpstart encourage parents and kids to read together – and maybe set a record for the largest shared reading experience – through their Read for the Record celebration. This year’s local celebration took place Oct. 18 at the Lakeshore Learning Store (www.lakeshorelearning.com) in West L.A. – and at 59 other Lakeshore Learning Stores across … Read Article